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Conga Room At LA Live Guest List

How to get in the Conga Room for free on Saturday nights

By Jorge Jimenez
Published on LatinoLA: April 3, 2009


Conga Room At LA Live Guest List


Conga Room at LA Live is one of the best salsa spots in down town Los Angeles. With its new location in the LA Live complex -- which is already busting at the seams with everything from bowling to the Grammy Museum as well as a ton of restaurants and bars, to the new movie theater coming in December -- is the place to be.

Enjoy DJ's playing the best in hip hop, trance reggaeton, 80s and Spanish rock as well as a live band playing Salsa, Merengue and Cumbias all night long. Club features Large Main Dance floor with DJ and a live band alternating all night long and a smaller trance and hip hop room in the back, three full bars, out door smoking patio and several VIP rooms and VIP areas.

Having swept onto the L.A. social scene in 1998, the Conga Room earned a following with its hip ambiance and hot performers. It hosted record launches, movie debuts, award shows and parties, including the 2001 Latin Grammy Award Presentation. It featured concerts by top Cuban and Latin tropical legends such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente and the Buena Vista Social Club and its stage was graced by the likes of Shakira, Juanes and Carlos Santana.

The world famous Conga Room was founded by real estate entrepreneur Brad Gluckstein and co-owned by Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, Sheila E., Amaury Nolasco, Baron Davis, Trevor Ariza, and Will.i.am. After closing its original doors, the Conga Room reopened in December 2008 as part of L.A. LIVE, the new downtown entertainment district, offering a significantly larger, more sophisticated destination for loyal patrons and all those seeking an exciting, authentic Latin sabor.

For a decade the Conga Room has earned a reputation as "the House of Blues for Latin music." Early on, it broadened its musical repertoire beyond salsa (Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Buena Vista Social Club and Oscar De Leon) to spotlight popular artists in other genres: rock en Espa??ol (e.g., Aterciopelados, Julieta Venegas), world beat (e.g., Susana Baca, Lila Downs, Hugh Masekela, Bebel Gilberto), jazz (e.g., Billy Cobham, Poncho Sanchez, Jack DeJohnette), urban (e.g., Common, Wyclef Jean) and pop/rock (e.g., Jose Feliciano, Nelly Furtado, Los Lobos). With its rebirth at L.A. LIVE, the Conga Room is poised to host an even broader array of concerts and parties, many in the wake of entertainment, social, political and sporting events at the nearby Staples Center, Nokia Theatre, Club Nokia and JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

Designed by the award-winning Belzberg Architects, The Conga Room is a contemporary space that reflects the vibrant energies of Barcelona and Mexico City. In collaboration with several artists, The Conga Room is designed to pay homage to contemporary Latino culture with special additions including a digital mural and sculptures created by Artist and Film Director, Sergio Arau, and the sensual Papaya Bar designed by internationally acclaimed Cuban American Artist, Jorge Pardo. The Conga Room also boasts a breathtaking VIP area with panoramic views of the Staples Center and Nokia Plaza, as well as full broadcast and programming capabilities in collaboration with broadcast partners such as Univision, LATV, MTV Tr3s and others.


BOCA RESTAURANT HOURS:
Tuesday and Wednesday from 5-10pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 5-12am
Sunday and Monday closed

FOR DINNER RESERVATIONS FEEL FREE TO TEXT OR CALL 323 646 8600 or email me at jorgejimenez83@gmail.com

ADMISSION PRICES: Admission prices are regularly as follows except for National Act Concerts

Saturday-
General Admission $25
VIP $ 45 with dinner
VIP $40

GUEST LIST PRICES:

FREE Before 9:30 pm

$10 BEFORE 10 O'CLOCK

$20 AFTER TEN O'CLOCK

CALL OR TEXT 323 646 8600 TO BE ON THE GUEST LIST - MUST CONTACT ME NO LATER THAN SATURDAY BEFORE 3 PM- SPECIAL VIP BOTTLES PRICES AVAILABLE

SALSA LESSONS:
Salsa classes are complimentary from 8-9pm before club on Saturday nights with cover charge admission!
From 8-9pm with Rodrigo and Vai
Classes are $10 without cover charge admission.

Please feel free to call, message or email me if you would like to be on the list.

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